JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves compared his attending a crowded campaign event over the weekend to people who attended protests against police brutality.
Photos show Reeves at a crowded event in North Carolina for a Republican gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. Reeves is shown taking photos and sitting near people while he and they were not wearing a mask.
Both Mississippi and North Carolina have mask mandates.